Per UC’s Berkeley Wellness Letter estimating the average American consumed more than 133 pounds of sugar in 1985. (Appleton, Nancy, PhD. Lick the Sugar Habit. p 14-16. NY: Avery Penguin Putnam, 1996.)

Sugar consumption in the United States is approximately 125 pounds per capita per year. (Editors Prevention Magazine. Complete Book of Vitamins. p 592. PA: Rodale Press, 1984.)

Average sugar consumption in the United States is 1 pound per person every 3 days, or 128 pounds per year. (Kaiser, Jon D., MD. Immune Power. p 31. NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.)